TRINIDAD and Tobago is once again excelling at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) level.
Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh announced yesterday that out of the nine regional awards given out by the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), this country copped seven, including top overall pupil in CAPE.
STATE-owned Petrotrin said yesterday it could be forced to shut down its refinery operations because of the refusal of Ebola-scared workers to off-load a shipment of crude oil.
The company detailed the steps it took to ensure that a crude oil tanker coming from the West African Country of Gabon, was safe, but which company employees refused to handle because of fear over the Ebola virus.
The decision by the Jamaican government to debar entry to Jamaat-al-Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr should be applauded as national security takes precedence over everything else, according to National Security Minister Gary Griffith.
“Nothing is impossible with God,” Living Water Community co-founder Rhonda Maingot said yesterday after being awarded an honorary degree from The University of the West Indies (UWI).
Maingot received an honorary LLD (Doctor of Laws) for her “stellar contribution to Caribbean development” and is one of 20 persons to receive honorary degrees from the institution this year; including President Anthony Carmona and veteran calypsonian Calypso Rose.
Home side Buxton United and BV/Triumph United recorded come-from-behind victories when the East Coast Football Association (ECFA) Stag Beer senior league continued on Sunday at the Buxton Community...
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WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The Reggae Girlz were brave against the Mexicans. But according to Jamaica's head coach Merron Gordon, a failure to execute defensive plans against a formidable Mexico attack proved their undoing.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb officially welcomed attendees to the Soccerex Americas Forum at the inaugural ceremony on Tuesday in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Bridgetown, Barbados.
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lindon Thompson received the 2014 Sam Sharpe Award for his contribution to sports during the St James Parish Council's Heroes' Day Civic Ceremony held in the historic Sam Sharpe Square on Monday.
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) --- After Rafael Nadal reached the Swiss Open quarter-finals in 57 minutes with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert, top-seeded Roger Federer crushed Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 in just 46 minutes to reach the second round yesterday.
LONDON, England (AP) -- UEFA President Michel Platini is mulling whether to allow only women and children into matches rather than completely closing stadiums as punishment for supporters' racist abuse.
MONTEGO BAY, St James — At 46, Evett Malcolm still finds time to play netball for her club Crystal United, despite her hectic work load at the St James branch of the Social Development Commission (SDC), where she is employed as a community development officer.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) -- Two officials from football's governing body (FIFA) have arrived in Guyana to help quell an ongoing dispute between two factions of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF).
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Almost five years after Haiti's Football Federation lost 10 of its 17 members in an earthquake that killed over 200,000 people, tears still flow from the eyes of Lestin 'Tap Tap' Sainmil, whenever he relives his miraculous escape from death.
Don't be fooled by the advertisement. It was not just a game. It was the pride and passion of one city willing its teams on to prove they are as good as or even better than those from the other city.
MANDEVILLE, Manchester -- Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) were the biggest winners on the day as the quarter-final stage of the ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition got under way yesterday.
PARIS, France (AFP) --- Real Madrid handed Liverpool a 3-0 Champions League reality check yesterday as Arsenal struck twice at the death in a 2-1 win at Anderlecht to mark manager Arsene Wenger's 65th birthday in style.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- UEFA President Michel Platini is demanding that the Confederation of African Football withdraws an "insulting" statement that claimed the Frenchman was interfering in its affairs over Ebola.
Mohammed snapped up three wickets for 19 runs to unsettle the top-order and restrict the homeside to 128 for five in their 20 overs at Manuka Oval.
THE Kiwanis Club of Montego Bay launched the local arm of Kiwanis International's Bring Up Grades (BUG) programme at the Catherine Hall Primary School in Montego Bay on Monday.
THE Government and the Republic of Chile have entered into a Defence Technical Agreement, with the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) to benefit from advanced training in humanitarian relief and peace-keeping efforts.